TAKE URGENT ACTION TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS IMPACTS.

This goal is about dealing with the effects of global warming.

Why does SDG13 matter to Timor-Leste?

Relevant Target for
Timor-Leste

13.1 strengthen RESILIENCE and adaptive capacity to climate related hazards and natural disasters in all countries


13.2 integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies, and planning

13.3 improve education, AWARENESS RAISING and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction, and early warning


13.a Implement the commitment undertaken by developed-country parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to a goal of mobilizing jointly $100 billion annually by 2020 from all sources to address the needs of developing countries in the context of meaningful mitigation actions and transparency on implementation and fully operationalize the Green Climate Fund through its capitalization as soon as possible

13.b promote mechanisms for raising capacities for effective CLIMATE CHANGE RELATED PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT, in LDCs, including focusing on women, youth, local and marginalized communities


Local and regional governments, especially in cities, are often on the frontline of dealing with the effects of climate change. It is vital that our capacities to deal with climate related hazards and natural disasters are strengthened so that we can protect our communities, particularly the most vulnerable.

Local leaders have a history of leading from the bottom up in combatting climate change and of raising awareness at local level.

It is essential that local governments, particularly in the most vulnerable cities, integrate climate change adaptation and mitigation into urban and regional planning to reduce the emissions of our cities and increase their resilience to environmental shocks.

OTHER RELEVANT INTERNATIONAL AGENDAS

  • Financing for Development
  • Habitat III
  • Climate Change
  • Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030
  • carbonn Cities Climate Registry (cCCR)
  • Compact of Mayors